The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay has described the exit of Senate president, Bukol Saraki, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) as good for the party.
Leadership reports that Sagay spoke on Tuesday, July 31. He said Saraki has worked against the party since he became Senate president and has been the source of the problem the party has faced. He said the APC will be stronger with Saraki’s exit.
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He said: “It is a cleansing process. To me, with Saraki’s exit, the last bad blood in the APC has been flushed out. So, the APC is strengthened and is not going to be pulled down.
“This man right from the beginning was the source of all the problems of APC. The way he got into the presidency of the senate by subterfuge, by selling off APC’s deputy senate presidency position in senate and then forming alliance with the opposition PDP to torture the government of his own party and betray them left, right and centre.
“He has been a terrible millstone on the neck of APC. So, with his exit, APC will be lighter, stronger and better positioned and be free from internal enemy."
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Meanwhile, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state is allegedly set to announce his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, August 1.
Ahead of the alleged planned defection, Sahara Reporters stated that Tambuwal is currently in Abuja holding a series of meetings aimed towards perfecting the official announcement of his defection.
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